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for over 50 years. last may we learned that the i.r.s. targeted conservative groups seeking tax exempt status. for over ninth months committee investigators have reviewed hundreds of thousands of internal i.r.s. documents and interviewed i.r.s. officials regarding the targeting. our investigation is not yet over and the ways and means committee continues to wait for the i.r.s. to turn over lowest learners emails. despite the ongoing investigations both in congress and by the inspector general, last november treasury rushed forward with proposed new regulations to stifle 501-c-4 groups upending rules that have been in place for over half a century. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman have is recognized. -- the gentleman is correct. the house will come to order. please take all conversations off the floor, please clear the . sles the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. camp: under the proposed rule social welfare organizations will face additional unprecedented scrutiny for engaging in the bows basic unpartisan political activity. such as organizing nonpartisan get out the vote
from american tax collectors. it's the stuff of countless spy novels but senators say it it's all too real. $12 billion hidden away in suisse bank accounts, none of it taxed. top creditors of credit suisse accused of helping u.s. customers evade taxes in hidden accounts and overseas shell companies. brady doingen was contrite. >> credit suisse management team regrets deeply despite the industry leading measures we put in place we had suisse bank private bankers who appear to have violated u.s. law. >> doingen blamed a small group, and whoever is to blame, their methods were cloak and dagger. bank statements were slipped into a copy of "sports illustrated" and handed to a client. and in in an airport where clients never had to leave airport ground. after each transaction account statements were immediately shredded. it was all done without filing any u.s. tax. >> the jigs is up. >> senators want client names, but creditors say they're squeezed between u.s. and suisse law. >> you think you're going to be convicted in a suisse court. is the suisse government going to prosecute you if you
. gerri: yourself included. look at delta 2015 sky miles program, excluding taxes and fees that is important exclusion, my friend. here is what you're looking at the a miles per dollar are five. people get the biggest bang for your buck, obviously diamond medallion flyer. if you're a super-duper flyer maybe you're okay. >> maybe you're okay. you don't now because they might jack up award levels more. even throwing a few crumbs here, if they increase the amount of miles to redeem by 100% you're not really coming out ahead. gerri: once you back out taxes and fees, everything else, come on are you taking a 50% hit? are you taking 25% hit. >>> in u.s. taxes and fees are not too much -- gerri: but your viewpoint. i know lot of people aren't too happy about them. >> government fees are usually $5 on domestic ticket. it is really international. fuel surcharges and flying through london you will see 350-dollar fees on tickets. none of that counts towards earning miles. it is a lot less than people think. gerri: a lot of people will defend this saying, it is a tough business out th
suisse today after a senate board accused the bank for helping americans evade millions in taxes. helping hide as as it is from the government. so far the government has learned of 228 account holders. credit suisse agreed to pay a fine for violating u.s. securities laws. mike viqueira on capitol hill, there were sharp exchanges in that senate banking sub committee hearing room today. >> reporter: you're absolutely right because that investigative committee of the united states senate spent a lot of years looking into the swiss banks, sending billions of dollars into secret accounts to try to aprovide paying taxes here in u.s. it appears certain suisse bankers have nothing--james bond has nothing on suisse bankers. >> reporter: it's the stuff of countless spy novels by some senators say it's all too real. as much as $12 billion hidden away in suisse bank accounts. all secret, none of it legal, none of it taxed. top officials of credit suisse, called before a senate panel accused in a congressional report of helping 19,000 u.s. customers evade taxes through hidden accounts and ov
be forming. to get you on something that alslso we flex everyone in this region, taxes. we saw the b big masass of almot 100000-page tax land rolled outy the ways and means cmittee chairman. evererybody knows it inot going to pass, but it has som interesting ideas. take apart the tax plan.n. whatat is the good, the bad, and e ugly? >> the good thing isis a trieso streamline the code by eliminating a lot of elections and exemptions. consolidatinsome m more people can file be short form and not worry about keeping -- >> 95% would be able to. >> i am wary on e 95%.. we will ave it on that. not same time, does change the progressive nature. it is about as progrgressive as before. however, within groups of people, income groups, there wille winners and losers. a lot of people are screaming year does they lose their benefit, they get back k and edt the action is not ththere. the ugly, senator schumer quite frankly said deaead on arrival. itit will lead to a lot of ranc. we cannot hieve tax reform with this president and this house. it is not ssible. >> i will weigh in withy views on it. i thin
had pushed infrastructure in 2009 instead of the failed obamacare. plan includes closing tax loopholes to help pay for projects. this is what they report in "wall street journal." lands to improve roads, bridges, and tunnels received a laid as president obama out a proposal for infrastructure upgrades, paid for by unspecified changes to the tax code. the question of how to pay for the work remains sticky. numbers of both parties have pointed to tax code changes as a financing source. the speaker of the house said we have to find funding mechanisms to fund our infrastructure needs. the hunt has been on for the last year to find the funding source. i wish i could report that we had found it, but we haven't. he also said that he and mr. obama discussed the country's infrastructure problems, but did not come to an agreement. mr. camp would raise money through a one-time tax on corporate overseas profits as part of a transition to a new international tax system. here is dave camp talking about his tax reform proposal. [video clip] >> we must enact real, meaningful tax reform. i am releasing
argued that the task code -- tax code is riddled with complicate loopholes that make it harder to invest here and encourage companies to keep profits abroad. last summer i offered a proposed -- proposal to couple business tax reform with critical investments in infrastructure. this budget includes that proposal using the transition revenue that will result from a shift to a simpler, more efficient tax code to create rebounding -- jobs rebounding, our roads and bridges and unclogging our communities. because in today's global conomy, first class jobs dwravetate to first class infrastructure -- gravitate to first class infrastructure and at times this budget lays out how mied a strailings will continue to act it cut red tape and stream line the permitting process for key projects so we can get more construction workers on the jobs as fast as possible. also have the chance right now to beat other countries in the race for the next wave of high-tech manufacturing jobs. my administration has already launched four hubs of high-tech manufacturing where we connect to businesses to research unive
. that is a failure on the democratic side and i am a democrat. they look at tax reform that will not only simplify the tax code. this is to simply pay our bills. >> let's talk about bills that specifically the kind that get printed. i must -- and the new chair is scheduled to testify tomorrow. >> what we will hear from her is a projection of the continues to recover. frankly, the fact that we have moved from washington being net negative on the economic recovery, maybe the neutral. that can be a positive aspect. a number of members will press on when we will see some additional relaxation and quantitative easing. >> is that what you're going to ask? are those the questions you'll ask? >> by the time they get down to me, i'm sure that they will be asked. one of the areas that i want to highlight is one of the coming fiscal crisis that we have to get ahead of her. we have now had a true billion dollars in student debt that exceeds credit card debt. we are starting to see the price diminish state and the federal support. with the rising college costs, we bought that off with debt. that is coming to a
and recidivism, and enhance justice and fairness, and save tax taxpayer dollars which is a win, win, win. states that have been successful in working in this area have looked at changes to their sentencing policies and the same way that legislation that i know you and mr. scott have cosponsored. and with regard to re-entry of ex-offenders. michigan, for example, through their prisoner re-entry initiative, has slashed their budget for corrections and has reduced the overall number of beds that are available. so there are lots of great ideas in the states and i'm starting to see them at the federal level. >> several mentions of mandatory minimums. how do this coincide with the smart on crimes approach. >> the legislative trends we're seeing in congress, with the smart sentencing act, starting to take that question head on. i was actually very positive -- a couple weeks ago i now you, mr. scott, were present at roundtable in which attorney general eric holder, senator mike lee, senator rand paul, participated in a discussion about these very issues, mandatory minimum sentences and all of the aforem
for the tax rates to pay for that. most definitely. caller: our roads are awful. we have a lot of state roads. repair work would really help. where else do you see jobs available besides infrastructure spending? where else do you think the government can help create jobs? caller: i think in the technology,system, private sector. help bringons would about income to a level of being able to take care of your family, cover your living expenses. if that was not for unions, we would not be able to watch you on television right now. so they can rip off citizens and keep low wages and make big profits. thank you. calling in from philadelphia, pennsylvania. fish and sam says the president's budget should be how not to spend others money. also, dean writes in, too bad the gop will kill his budget. are they totally heartless? commentspage, several on that. allen writes in on her thoughts on the president's budget plan. she says stop messing around with other people's lives. we will continue to bring you comments. we want to hear you on the phone. the phone lines are open. ruben in philly on the line fo
of both parties, tax reform. the republican version will be officially unveiled tomorrow by the chairman of the house ways and means committee, but the leaders of both parties in the senate held out no hope for getting tax reform done this year. joining me now is msnbc policy analyst ezra klein and david corn, washington bureau chief for mother jones. it looked to me like john boehner had exactly one thing on his mind when he left the white house. i've got to go out on the house floor and prove to my fellow republicans that i am still one of them, even though i was in the room with that guy for about an hour. >> i thought you were going to say golf. i'm glad the guys are talking, but i think we've come to really complete paralysis here in washington. and not surprisingly, i kblam the republicans for much of that. whether it's immigration reform, tax reform, here's some of the things of substance. both parties now are figuring out what to do in terms of having something to talk about for the midterm elections this coming november. there is not a single legislative policy check that boehne
of the the initiatives would be paid for by the wealthy and taxes. >> it is values, and we have to decide to protect the tax breaks for the americans, or make smart investments to create jobs and grow the economy. >> reporter: and critics of the president's budget is john boehner calling it perhaps the most irresponsible budget yet. after the remarks, president obama went to visit a kindergarten can class in washington, d.c. >>> and there is something to look forward to, folks, despite the awful weather to endure. to night the national park service promises that it is not going to be long now before the cherry blossoms are in bloom. before they are blossoming if you will. and right now the tidal basin is covered in snow and ice and not too many people are walking around down there, but kristin wright is because she is one tough mama, and she is going to tell us when it is going to change. >> hey, thank you, vance. yes, that is right. and tonight, snow as far as the eye can see. but, the announcement today by the park service kind of reminds you of groundhog day, and their prediction, five more weeks
county residents could be in for the largest property tax hike since the recession started. the board of supervisors voted last night to advertise a tax rate as a dollar 10 per $100 of assessed value. that's 2 cents higher than the current rate. each cent increase adds up to about $50 on the average taxpayer's bill. several public hearings will be held next month on the measure to discuss it. >>> maryland house of delegates is taking up a bill to increase the state's minimum wage today. the measure would raise the rate to $10.so an hour by -- $10.10 an hour by 2017. >>> president obama will be on the road pushing his 2015 budget and the federal minimum wage will be his focus at central connecticut state university which is in new britain. he wants congress to raise it to $10.10 an hour. after his speech at the college, the. is off to boston for two democratic fund-raisers. >>> today the house of representatives is set to take its 50th vote to modify the affordable care act. the senate isn't likely to take up the measure that would push back the individual mandate for a year. but as ja
proposed i.r.s. rules, limiting the political activities of certain tax-exempt groups. political leaders said this morning a vote of flood insurance will be put off until next week. it was supposed to be brought up tomorrow under suspension of the rules. live house coverage here on c-span. the speaker: the house will be in order. the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father conroy. pray. n conroy: let us eternal god, through whom we see what we could be and what we can become, thank you for giving us another day. in these days, our nation is faced with pressing issues, constitutional, religious, and personal rights, and matters of great political importance. we thank you that so many americans have been challenged and risen to the exercise of their responsibilities as citizens to participate in the great debates of these days. grant wisdom, knowledge, and understanding to us all as we -- as well as an extra measure of charity. send your spirit upon the members of this people's house who walk through this valley under public scrutiny. ive them peace and solomonic prudence in their d
cross in prince george's county. increases in property tax bills are nothing new in northern virginia. some homeowners say they don't mind. >> this and this is booming in parts of northern virginia, and recent tax exemptions are part of that. >> but there are higher taxes for business and homeowners, and his jeff goldberg explains, it could mean higher prices when you go out to deep. >> the good times often associated with the claritin section of arlington is currently being tested. >> it is crazy. other businesses here, he's seeing a dramatic increase in property taxes because assessments are skyrocketing. >> the property values may be high, but all of a sudden the taxes price yourself out of the marketplace. >> the jump and assessments for ase businesses is as much 100%, 200%, meaning thousands in taxes, which get passed on to customers. >> customers will only pay so much for coffee, bottom line. they could price us out of business. >> clarendon is a hotspot right now. is the ceo callinan of arlington county. she says the high demand for retail space means higher rent and higher ass
that are in the papers this morning. here's the wall street journal. a column by dave camp. the tax code. you can read his proposal there. the congressman is the chairman of the house ways and means committee. the washington times today, hoping for a changed view of keystone xl. paul writes in his piece that -- we will be talking about the keystone. we will be joined by the senator from north dakota to talk about the keystone and other issues. we want to take you to an associated press report. obama health insurance at 4 million is the headline there. we will be talking about the rollout of the healthcare.gov with jonathan alter who wrote a recent piece on foreign affairs in our spotlight. , behind the called aca rollout. here's a piece in the washington times on bill clinton. his message for democrats. picture of him with a kentucky democrat in louisville yesterday. himes.e talking with jim the national finance chairman of the house democrats. we will be talking about the 2014 field coming up in about five minutes or so. have a bit of time left. go to doug in wake forest, north carolina on our line f
the growth of tax-free housing loans are currently cover one hundred percent of housing expenses until they cover an average number of 95% of housing expenses, with a five percent out-of-pocket contribution. why comparison, the average was late 1990's. we will also no longer reimburse for renters insurance. over three years we will reduce by $1 billion the annual nowidies provided, which total $1.4 billion. we are not shutting down commissary's. all commissaries will still get .ree rent and pay no taxes they will be able to continue to provide good deals to service members and retirees. enlistedi am an person, what does that mean for me? at the end of the day? nothing. this is probably the most difficult part of the program going forward. they are talking about trying to redress paying benefits, but a lot of the analysis shows that -- thatgoing to be done this will be nearly impossible. no one in a year like this wants to be seen cutting benefits. secretary hagel is saying that we just need to reign things in, we will not cut pay for anyone. we are just going to reduce subsidies for gr
conservative groups that were seeking tax-exempt status to heighten scrutiny. delaying these groups' applications suggests an effort to chill the constitutional right of speech and association by groups that hold conservative views. the details that have emerged are trouble alarming. the i.r.s. has admitted that it deliberately targeted conservative groups' applications for tax-exempt status for extra review if they included such words as "tea party," "patriots," "912" in their names. or if they criticized how this country is being run. or if their purpose were to address government spending, government debt, taxes, or simply to make america a better place. incredible, mr. president. these inappropriate criteria stayed in place for more than 18 months and resulted in substantial delays in processing the applications of many different groups. in some cases, the applications remained outstanding for more than two years. the i.r.s. also sought to compel some of the targeted groups to divulge their membership lists. i.r.s. officials have subsequently admitted that there was absolutely n
questions about how this one started. >>> and the escalating argument over a tax refund check has police on a man hunt. >>> the oscars are just days away, but those are not only the movie awards,handed out as students in the area are part of a >>> this morning investigators are trying to determine if someone purposely set a fire in a district heights apartment building, we told you about this as breaking news last night. the fire is now out. this is a look at the scene from chopper 4, firefighters were called to the oak crest towers on brooks drive in prince george's county last night. initially investigators thought there was more than one fire, but there was just one on the fifth story building. >>> also today american airlines passengers are waking up in the region after a bird strike that caused them to make an emergency landing. last night the flight returned to texas. no one was hurt here. the passengers boarded another plane to reagan and arrived overnight. >>> a heads up as you head out this weekend. ddot wants you to be careful as you make your way down h street the street. they
from the tax for 2014. simple fairness demands that congress provide the same relief to hardworking americans. when congress can act to provide some relief for hardworking americans, we should. every member here has heard from a frustrated constituent. this shouldn't and need not be a partisan fight. granting relief for hardworking americans is only fair. voting yes on h.r. 4118 is the right thing to do for the people we represent. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. leffy: i yield myself such time as i may consume. -- mr. levin: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for such time he may consume. without objection. well, here they go again. but this time it's the 50th time that house republicans have brought up legislation to repeal or to undermine the affordable care act. ut this 50th time is no golden anniversary. it's a house republican goose egg for millions of americans. just look at this, 50 votes. with zero votes to rais
taxes and has not paid them in ten years and he said in addition to that mitt romney has probably committed other felonies. as it turns out mitt romney paid millions of dollars in taxes and harry reid pretended he had not smeared him. yet he had done just that. there are a number of right-minded americans who are wondering mr. reid, what are you talking about? and you do sincerely owe an apology to these people you smeared unjustly. >> 11 minutes after the top of the hour. >> you might not recognize his face yet but our next guest says he could be the next bin laden. >> millions of dollars in campaign donations coming from planned parenthood, so who is it specifically going to go to and why? we're going to explain that as "fox & friends" rolls on live from new york city, where it's 9 degrees right now, folks. ♪ ♪ go long, look lean, in this season's most important fashion trend, the long shirt. designed to flatter, with playful hemlines and length for everybody. the new long shirt. visit the shirt boutique, only at chico's and chicos.com. help keep teeth clean and breath fresh
. >>> coming up virginia's new governor does something about the tax on hybrid vehicles. >> plus the forecasters got it right, so why was the commute such a mess this morning? erica grow gets us some answers. >> and metrobuses running red lights, more than 500 people have filed co >>> we're tracking another storm for next week. this is a bigger storm with more potential but not a straight snow, okay? it will arrive by the morning commute on monday. that's the bad news. the trends, colder and colder which would lead us to believe more of a wintery mix. that storm has a lot of moisture and potential. this one will gather some moisture from the gulf of mexico. we could see rain or ice ending in snow as we go through the day monday into monday nightues here's the storm way out hammering california. in fact, it's bringing much needed rain to california. then we have a new batch of arctic air. the two start tracking across the country. the low tracks essentially into the mississippi river valley. arctic blast slides into portions of iowa and then it moves just kind of southwest of us.
not responded to hardworking americans who over the years have contributed taxes, maybe some of them are veterans, served in the united states military, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice. and now in their time of need we are dilly-dallying. unfortunately, we are doing so because our friends on the other side of the aisle cannot recognize that but for the grace of god there go i. these individuals are not standing in line to get unemployment insurance, they are standing in line to apply for jobs. because the people who are eligible for unemployment insurance are individuals who have worked most every day of their life, but unfortunately they have found in times of economic upswings and down swings, maybe because of their training, maybe because of being a recent veteran, that they are not able to get a job immediately. and this congress has delayed over and over again where our friends on the other side of the aisle and those republicans in the other body claim that they could not offer one vote to be able to pass unemployment insurance. these individuals need our commitment, ame
regulations. that's not income tax. that's not health care. that's federal regulations. the small business administration, not some republican, said it costs $11,000 per american worker to comply with federal regulations. $11,000. we're not saying that all of that's bad. what we're saying of the hundreds of thousands of federal regulations -- and by $520 , $1.8 trillion, million of that burden was passed in the last four years and there's $87 billion worth of regulations waiting just this year to be passed. now, the federal reserve and treasury, they testified at the financial services committee every year and they say if you can increase the gross domestic product by 2%, we can create jobs. 2%. if we can grow it from 2% to 4%. let me submit that in that 14% of the gross national product that's absorbed by federal regulations, we can find one out of seven of those regulations that we can change. i'll close by telling you a good one. the chairman started by talking about the cement industry. the e.p.a. proposed a regulation that would have put 200,000 american cement workers out of work. w
prince william county supervisors discussed their tax rates. a pest control company is using pesticides and steam to kill the b bedbugs. >>> there's work under way to repair gravel roads damaged by winter weather in virginia working 12-hour shifts this week in a loudoun and prince william counties. over 400 miles of gravel roads and temporary fixes have to do until more permanent fixes can be done come summer. >>> four school buses in prince williams county were damaged this morning from vehicles sliding into them this morning out of 800 the district had on the road. all accidents were minor. one needed another bus to transport the children to school. once the school nurses checked out the kids who were on the buses involved in these crashes. >>> big weather story now is changing from snow to the cold. we could be in danger of a re-freeze tonight. storm team meteorologist, doug kammerer is checking the cold. how low are we talking? >> we are talking temperatures that will get down close to the single digits in parts of the area overnight tonight. it gets even colder the next few days. f
of the treasury from assigning tax statuses to organizations based on their political beliefs and activities. h.r. 3865, an act to prohibit the internal revenue service from modifying the standard for determining whether an organization is operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare for purposes of section 501-c-4 of the internal revenue code of 1986. mr. reid: i ask for a second reading on each of these four measures but object to my own request. the presiding officer: objection having been heard, the bills will have their second reading on the next legislative day. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent when the senate completes its business today it adjourn until monday, march 13, 2014, following the prayer prairp, the morning business be deemed expired, and the time for the two leaders reserved for use later in the day. following any leader remarks, the senate be in a period of morning business until 5:00 bm with senators permitted to speak therein for ten minutes each, following morning business senate proceed to executive session to consider the nomination of debo p. adegbile adeg
're in effect paying out 1% or 2% annually of your portfolio, that's a big, big tax that you don't have to pay. >> and people who are at home listening to this, they need to look at the suspension ratio. you could probably get one for 20 to 25 points. >> yes, i think that's -- actually, 25 points. now, if they've traded around like crazy, they pay people to tell them what to do with it and everything, their returns become our returns with expenses. so you should look for very, very low expense way of participating and incidentally, at berkshire, our expenses are very, very low in relation to the 100 plus billion of investments that we had. >> we do have the opportunity for viewers to write in and ask you their questions. one viewer did write in the question asking about whether did you lay out that you had said he set this mon aside for your wife instead of being put back into berk share shares. >> berkshire would be fine. but i wouldn't want to be doubting berkshire to people generally. i have no problem touting the s&p 500 at the low cost. >> let's talk a little bit about what you see in the
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almost doubled just today the number of planets known to humanity. there go my taxes. some of the planets are inhabitable where it is not too cold and too hot. people are wondering what could the worlds be like? we did our own investigation. here is a look at the worlds and their inhabitants. >> new world! >> that's exciting. i want to thank nasa for helping us with that video. welcome to the show. >> thank you very much. >> it is a pleasure having you here. i am excited, kind of, about the idea of alternative universes. i often wonder does this pose moral quandries for earth? >> it depends on the relationship you want to establish with these other planets. do we want to dominate them? do we want to learn from them? basically do we want to share our love with them? are they nutritious? >> exactly my point. finally somebody speaks my language. what happens if we discover that they are delicious? >> first we love them. >> then we eat them. >> or try to have sex with them. >> that's another thing. do they have rights on other planets? i am asking you, sherrod. >> if there are any living thin
on health care and taxes that came out last month. [video clip] 's cuteave seen alex sink ads. what do we know about her record? outlook sync supports obama care. it even though 300,000 floridians could lose their health insurance plans because of it. she supported higher taxes, too. more taxes on water and tv. alex sink -- another tax spender can'tlorida can afford -- afford. host: are those the kind of ads we will be seeing more of around the country and the rest of the 2014 field? guest: the classic cookie-cutter republican ad. alex sink being tied to obama care. against simply run obama care in 2014. campaigns matter and candidates matter. putting forward a diffuse message with a lot of attacks is a little effective -- a little less affective. host: let's talk about the ad against jolly's campaign. [video clip] >> the spent millions on david jolly. to let insurance companies charge women more than men and deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. jolly praised the plan ending medicare plus guarantee, forcing seniors to negotiate with insurance companies. they profit, we pay the price
. it is sad that a lot of people always want to exert power. they do not participate. and they want a tax cut. that does not make sense. final point from dana, who says president obama does not get it. he scoffed at romney forcing treatedas a foe and food and as such. such.in as will beichael crowley joining us with his assessment on options ahead for the president. we will turn our attention to afghanistan. tonight is oscar night. we want to focus a little bit on politics and washington. this week, testifying before the appropriations committee, seth rogan talking about alzheimer's. he used to status to shine a light on the problem. [video clip] >> maybe this is more appropriate for a closed hearing. the new york times article says of the cyberctor arguedraft initiative that using cyber warfare for humanitarian purposes in syria, taking steps to degrade use of air power, might be an effective tool and one that might reverse the tide of opinion. the u.s. government is using cyber capabilities for nefarious ends. do have a comment? >> i think one of the things that you and the administration d
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tobacco taxes. a great idea. similarly he would take $4 billion in subsidies we give the oil and gas industry, invest it in new cleaner alternative energy. he takes $300 billion and invest it in surface infrastructure. i was just over in uzbekistan this month, they have a faster, more modern rail system than we do as does china. those are the kind of good ideas that could move this country forward that this congress should embrace. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise. without objection, the gentleman s recognized for one minute. >> thank you, mr. speaker. i rise today to remember and ask this house to adjourn in the memory of a dear friend from rich vail, california. mr. howl, who passed away on january 29. mr. lamalfa: he was a long time community leader, early in his life he served in our united states air force in world war ii. he was born in chesterfield, idaho, later moving to kingsburg in central valley, california. he would want to be most known for not just saving our count
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direction: up so we're up early. up late. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to cf before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade >>> welcome back to "hannity" i yefr over "the tonight show" will he treat both sides fairly or will the show become a save haven for the left? . >> i want to talk to you about the affordable care act. is there a deadline? >> end of march. >> a lot of young peop
is to give more money, tax breaks. but the way to help poor people to work harder is to kick them in the butt and their programs? why do you reward the wealthy to make more wealth and then encourage, supposedly, poor people to make more money by cutting them from money. explain the logic, please. >> don't ask me to do that because i cannot explain that logic because it's illogical. but there is a whole way of building up a infrastructure around people who are in poverty to make it easier for them to get work and for them to stay in jobs. that's providing health care, providing day care,el r early child education, nutritional programs for kids, and for their parents if they need it. family medical leave, you know, days off, paid vacation, all these sort of things that the poor don't have. transportation vouchers. because a lot of the working poor can't even get to the jobs. a center for budget and policy priorities put out a report saying even if you filled every job that was open today, you still have 2/3 of the unemployed without work. creating jobs is a whole another thing, but they don't w
the military. the proposal does call for extending some tax breaks to lower-income americans, the earned income tax credit. the benefits would be paid for by closing loopholes for higher paid workers, ones they use often to reduce their tax burdens. >>> meanwhile, the pentagon's budget proposal will detail those much-discussed cuts to the army. that will reduce the troop levels to their lowest amount since before world war ii. defense secretary chuck hagel today plans to outline how the military will instead use its $500 billion budget to expand cyber warfare capabilities and develop other high-tech weapons. >> but these cuts very, very controversial now in light of what's happening in ukraine. >>> meanwhile, final, new rules aimed at reducing greenhouse gases coming from cars and trucks. the epa is putting the finishing touches on regulations requiring refineries to cut sulfur levels in gasoline by 2017. this also forces lawmakers to change their vehicles to reduce tailpipe emissions. the epa and some environmental groups call it a win for planet earth, but the oil industry says the new rules
for business. >> reporter: taxing levied on imagi medical marijuana already fund a third of the city's budget. with new retail sales, the mayor expects that number to rise. while garden city cashes in the mayor decided the wages of sin just aren't worth the trouble. >> i already have one illegal intoxicant causing all kinds of problems in society. now, i will have another one out here. what kind of mayhem will that cause? >> nbc harry smith joins us with more on the legal state of marijuana in colorado. most recent polls show a lot of americans favor legalizing pot. based on the folks you spoke with for your special, how would that work on a big scale? >> reporter: the governor of colorado says what's going on in colorado is a social experiment unlike anything that's ever happened before. he was just in washington the other day and urged the other governors thinking about this to take their time and watch what happened in colorado. there no blueprint for all of this. while they're seeing tax revenue coming in. what is hard to measure is what the down side is. we don't really know what the dow
nothing is certain except death and taxes and let's face it, we can add potholes to that list, but we here at wusa9 want to wipe these craters off the list, but we need your help. if you see one, shoot us an e- mail and picture if you can. we will report it and stay on the case until it is filled. go to tellwusa9.com. fill in the location of the pothole. that's where you can upload a picture. the pothole patrol and your fellow drivers thank you. >>> from the super bowl to the home of a d.c. cop, alleged child sex trafficking happening in more places more often than most of us >>> let's teupda you on the affordable care act. the department of health and human services says over 4 million people have signed up for healthcare so far and there are five weeks left in the open enrollment period. white house officials say the update is encouraging and there will be a new push to increase those numbers. a record enrollment is needed in march in order to reach the initial target of 6 million by the deadline. >>> at the super bowl this year police rescued 16 children from pimps who were allegedly pr
to be -- just to be a regular country, just to be a country where people raise their children, pay their taxes, they have, you know, lego system, just to be like everybody else. they are not antirussian, antisemitic, they want for themselves and their families. >> what do you hope the president hears for you guys? >> i hope that he hears that we really need help and we really don't want russia to come to ukraine anymore and invade us and we want to be independent for good and i hope he helps us. >> reporter: the group that organized this protest call themselves razom which means together and they tell me they will be back out performing another peaceful protest tomorrow at 2:00 in front of the russian embassy. live in d.c., wusa9. >>> just ahead on wusa9, two brothers gunned down outside my dad has aor afib.brillation, he has the most common kind... ...it's not caused by a heart valve problem. dad, it says your afib puts you at 5 times greater risk of a stroke. that's why i take my warfarin every day. but it looks like maybe we should ask your doctor about pradaxa. in a clinical trial, pradaxa
of the version designed for the marine corps. those are just some of the problems in a program now costing tax payers $92 billion over its lifetime, 70% more than originally projected. and not a single jet is ready to go into combat. one day the pentagon says it will buy more than 2400 f-35s to serve the entire military, but in next year's budget it is only going to purchase 34 of them for testing and basic missions. why so few? constructionally mandated budget cuts. every program has to be trimmed to save money. >> the reality of reduced resources and a challenging and changing strategic environment requires us to prioritize and make difficult choices. some of those choices we must make now. >> reporter: despite the many problems and the cost overruns the military has no plans to scrap the f-35. it argues current fighter jets are obsolete, and china and russia are developing fighters that can outfly the jet. rosiland jordan, al jazeera, washington. >>> coming up on al jazeera america, it has been almost a year now since pope francis has become pontiff. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america.
. >> not to mention tax inversions. we've seenet so often in this area. finding a way to get to ireland is really what it amounts to or some other tax jurisdiction other than the united states my favorite having been that one that endo did with paladin and they both ended up in ireland. >> i like paragos that is in from ireland. isn't that the melting pot story there, israel, ireland. >> global economy. >> we could use tax reform and this is the perfect example. >> alchemy, what a great company, moves to ireland, boom, like that. >>> gm one of the worst performers this morning down 1.5%. ntsa will open a probe into the faulty ignition. and a lot of users are bed bath, vm, target, ralph lauren. >> a lot of profit taking. ralph lauren was upgraded and downgraded at goldman. the group, these were huge moves yesterday. you take them back a little bit and then i think they settle in and you buy them again because these stocks are much cheaper than the average stock in the market. and i like that. i like value. >> all right. how about a faber report? >> how about it? let's talk sears holdings. in fact, i wa
-earned tax dollars being spent so recklessly and irresponsibly by government agencies. we've recreptly learned that the federal reserve's inspector general opened up an investigation to fipe out why a rep veags to the cfpb's headquarters sty rocketed from $55 million to $145 million in under two years. this reckless waste is one of the most dangerous kinds of government abuse. the american workers' pocketbooks are not washington's a.t.m. machine. the bill before us today provides solutions to these problems with important structural change this is a will place the levers of pow for the a bipartisan panel as opposed to a single director, while subjecting the cfpb to the regular appropriations and oversight processes guaranteeing more accountability. this is an opportunity for us to show the american people that we are committed to restoring the trust in government. by passing these commonsense reforms in a bipartisan fashion we can hold washington more accountable to the people we are supposed to protect. so let's pass this bill and take one step closer to stopping government abuse. aga
and beverage choice. whether it's a soda tax or portion size restriction, government regulations like mayor michael bloomberg's soda ban won't make americans healthy. and exercise, diet nutrition education can do that. that is just a little bit from the e-mail that was sent out, soliciting signatures or this petition. ashley is in california. good morning. caller: good morning. before i start off, i want to say, this is a public health issue. not a political issue. i am pro-let's move program because childhood obesity causes cardiovascular disease. it causes rectal cancer. these are problems. people don't like their president, that is one thing. obesity isod serious. i find it interesting that people are having problem with something focusing on getting children healthy. i found that article really interesting that you just read , she is not a politician. she worked at the university of chicago hospital and restoration program. qualified tos very talk about children's health because she is a mother and she will understand how diet and exercise work. host: thank you very much. kathleen sebel
refusal mitt romney does about tax runneturns. the word's out he hasn't paid any taxes for ten years. let him prove he has paid taxes. he hasn't. men don't have jobs. women don't have jobs either, but women aren't abusive, most of the time. men, when they're out of work, tend to become abusive. there's plenty of horror stories being told, all of them are untrue, but in those tales, turn out to be just that, tales. stories made up from whole cloth. lies. >> so are these really tall tales, lies? these horror stories are very real for some people. in fact, we had an ophthalmologist on the show last hour who said it's very real for her. not only for her patients lost their plans, but her very own employees. she said, i'm not a liar. >> i hope he didn't call me a liar, but he perhaps has some misinformation given to him, because the stories are certainly real. i have lost patients in my practice because of that. and those patients are having a hard time finding doctors to take them, because their practices are already full. i don't think politics belong in medicine. it's a doctor/patient relat
, because sometimes when it comes to public policy, he's calling for higher taxes or he's cutting deals with the government. he writes in his letter this year about renewable energy. one of his utilities has invested $15 billion in, mainly in windmills. and he's saying, i'm counting on regulators, essentially to force americans to buy that st so, there is good capitalism and there is sort of crony government capitalism, and i think buffett is a little bit of both. >> but you know, ira, warren buffett is hardly the only wealthy investor who is banking on government goodies here. i mean, a lot of the reason why large corporations and why banks are doing so well is because of favorable tax treatment and subsidies and goodies that they get from the government. >> i think that's true, and i think that people need to watch out for that. and it applies to buffett as well. >> ira stole, thank you very much. >>> up next right here at the table, star of film and tv, michael vartan on his new role in "bates motel," the prequel to a hitchcock classic. nice morning, scott? aye, or...a mornin' of tin
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